A relevant degree (2.2 or above) of the choice of subject you wish to teach in school. A degree related to subject for native speakers applying for Languages may not apply. Grade C in GCSE or equivalent in English language and mathematics. (The University of Worcester organises alternative examinations in these subjects for those without the appropriate certificates.) Students are expected to have visited a secondary school before the course starts. Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed. The NCTL requires all trainee teachers, prior to starting the course, to satisfactorily complete a medical questionnaire to demonstrate their fitness to teach, to obtain a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)and have passed the professional skills tests in literacy and numeracy. If your qualifications are not listed, please contact the Admissions Office for advice.
The standard full-time course offers eleven subjects: Design and Technology (food and textiles); ICT /Computer Science; English; History; Maths; Languages, PE, Psychology, Economics with Business, Science (Biology, Chemistry and Physics) and Religious Education.
Months of entry
Fees and funding
What makes Secondary PGCE at Worcester special?
At Worcester we were born to teach. The institution was founded in 1947 as a teacher training college with a mission to ‘win the peace through education’.
An education that awakens curiosity and ignites the imagination has the power to last a lifetime. At Worcester, you can develop the skills and experience you will need to become an innovative teacher, inspiring others to think creatively about their own futures.
The PGCE for secondary education is a well-established and internationally respected route in to teaching. With a supportive environment in which to develop your craft, and excellent professional prospects for the future, you have the perfect platform from which to launch your career.
Unique opportunities to develop specialisms
Expert tuition rooted in classroom experience and professional knowledge and research
Supportive mentors throughout our partnership schools
Excellent job prospects
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||50|
Course contact details
- Admissions Office
- 01905 855111
- 01905 855377